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South Africa : A Shorthand History

South Africa : A Shorthand History

Music The sea route between Europe and India via the Cape of Good Hope was dominated by the Portuguese in the 15th century. Their initial exploration of a route via the Cape was undertaken by Bartholomew Diaz, who erected three crosses and stone pillars on the east coast of South Africa. The first cross was …

The Portal to Texas History

The Portal to Texas History

We received in 2006 a wonderful deed of gift of historic photographs of old Mineral Wells When we received the collection from the A.F. Weaver family, we knew that we wanted to put it online. The Portal to Texas History has enabled access to the records, the history, the culture of Texas, and the important …

Meeting My Catfish In Real Life

Meeting My Catfish In Real Life

For those of you old enough to remember the early days of the internet, you might have fond memories of spending hours in chat rooms, talking to strangers from all over the world. Mostly because that was the only thing to do back then, at least until Diablo and Starcraft came around and made the …